• Biggest-ever survey of how prostate cancer patients feel after treatment
  • Half who replied report loss of sexual function is a significant problem
  • Different treatments impact quality of life differently
  • Early detection and treatment gives better quality of life

San Francisco, CA (UroToday.com) — Findings from the first international prostate cancer quality of life study conducted by patients themselves report that significant numbers of men treated for the disease are struggling with continence and sexual problems after treatment. Results suggest that any treatment apart from active surveillance may negatively affect quality of life, and indicate that for many men these effects may be greater than previously thought.